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Old 07-19-2010, 11:37 AM   #81
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just got this done today, cost me 75 bucks at my local meineke. sounds nice, but not ricer loud. thumbs up to this cheap mod!
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Old 10-31-2010, 05:28 PM   #82
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My mom has a honda civic hybrid and i dont know what muffler those cars have but it has the deepest sound ive ever heard from a car muffler. Its quiet but if you dont have the ear for a deep rumble you probobly wont even notice it. Its really cool though. No one else in my family can hear it though
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Old 11-10-2010, 03:35 AM   #83
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I had mine done on monday and ive been driving it around the past few days, i like it.

It is a very mild sound change, its very cool.

IMO it should actualy help a little with back flow pressure. Before using the lunchbox thing the flow was a little restrictive. It looks more straight through now.

They only charged me $40. and welded on a new S pipe, the cut the box off just before the box then welded a whole new section from that first cut all the way back out the back. This made one single weld. Then they painted it black around the new weld and put my chrome tip back on.

I wouldnt spend more then $50. to have this done. Even doing it at a shop its a very simple job and should be in and out quickly.
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Old 12-09-2010, 11:00 PM   #84
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I just had my lunchbox removed not to long ago and sounds a lot better. All i need now is a chrome exhaust tip to cover the tail pipe. removal and install cost me 40 USD at midas.
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Old 01-08-2011, 10:30 PM   #85
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Out of curiosity, has anyone done before/after dynos with the lunchbox removed? I know it'll be nothing like a real exhaust, but I'm still curious...
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Old 01-15-2011, 03:23 AM   #86
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quick question if I do a lunchbox delete on my 07 focus will it void my warranty or not. I am dying to do this to my car that is why I am asking.
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Old 01-24-2011, 07:43 PM   #87
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Has anyone in CA does this yet AND gone though a SMOG test yet? Does it pass visual inspection? Did they even check?
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Old 02-19-2011, 05:14 PM   #88
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Does this affect emissions? Does the check engine light come on? My service manager warned me about doing this, but I still have the itch to do it.
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I wish i could have the same sound but with a better exhaust setup.

Like a better header, cat, 2-1/2" pipe better muffler all the way back to a nice tip.

The sound IMO is pefect. Not to loud and not rice sounding at all. But i know it could flow better with a better setup/larger pipe
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Anyone? Does it affect NY and CA emissions? I have the money to go to one of the muffler shops in town, I have nothing to do today, I just don't want to screw myself.
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